INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

 

 

Studentship Category, Mode of Study and Related Requirements for M.Des programme

Regular with CEED:

*      Candidates under this category must possess a valid score of all India Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED).

*      They pursue M.Des programme at the Institute on full time basis.

*      They are entitled to receive Financial Assistance in the form of Institute Scholarship at the rate of Rs.12400/- per month (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) as per the governing rules subject to satisfactory academic progress and satisfactory performance in assigned teaching assistant duty.

*      The final admission to the candidates under this cateogry is based on the performance in the written test and / or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/ center, academic credential of the candidates, etc.

Regular & IIT B.Tech or B.Des without CEED:

*       The candidates under this category must have BTech or BDes degree from one of the IITs with a minimum CPI / CGPA of 8.0 in a 10-point scale.

*       They pursue MDes programme at the Institute on full time basis.

*       They are exempted from the requiement of valid CEED score.

*       They are entitled to receive Financial Assistantship/ Scholarship from IIT Guwahati at the rate of Rs.12,400/- per month (tenable for a maximum period of 24 months) as per the governing rules subject to satisfactory academic progress and satisfactory performance in assigned teaching assistant duty.

*       The final admission to the candidates under this cateogry is based on the performance in the written test and / or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/ center, academic credential of the candidates, etc.

Sponsored & Full Time without CEED:

*       The candidates under this category are sponsored (with salary and study leave for 24 months) by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, governmental organization or industry for doing MDes at IIT Guwahati.

*       They pursue MDes programme at the Institute on full time basis.

*       They are NOT entitled to receive any financial assistance from the Institute.

*       The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least 2 (two) years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.

*       They should submit Sponsorship Letter in prescribed format (See: Sponsorship Letter Format DOC, PDF) from the employer along with the application. The application without Sponsorship Letter will NOT be considered.

*       The final admission to the candidates under this category is based on the performance in the written test and/ or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/ center, academic credentials of the candidates, etc.

Employed & Part Time without CEED:

*       The candidates under this category are professionally employed personnel (including regular employees of IIT Guwahati), who can attend classes in the first year at the Institute while employed. These candidates should be able to attend regular classes as per the schedule of the Institute.

*       They pursue MDes programme at the Institute on part time basis.

*       The Institute does NOT Institute Scholarship to the students under this category.

*       The candidate under this category must be a regular employee of his/her organization with at least 2 (two) years of experience at the time of applying and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought.

*       They should submit No Objection Certificate in prescribed format (See: NOC Format DOC, PDF) from the employer along with the application. The application without No Objection Certificate will NOT be considered.

*       The final admission to the candidates under this category is based on the performance in the written test and / or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/ center, academic credentials of the candidates, etc.

Project Staff & Part Time without CEED:

*       The candidates under this category are presently working in a sponsored R&D projects of IIT Guwahati.

*       They pursue MDes programme at the Institute on part time basis.

*       The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year.

*       They are not entitled to receive Scholarship from the Institute.

*       They should submit No Objection Certificate in prescribed format (See: NOC Format DOC, PDF) from IIT Guwahati (Dean-R&D) along with the application. The application without No Objection Certificate will NOT be considered.

*       The final admission to the candidates under this category is based on the performance in the written test and/ or interview conducted by the concerned academic department/ center, academic credentials of the candidates, etc.

Foreign Students:

The applications of sponsored or self-financed foreign national candidates will also be considered for admission to the MDes Programme. For prescribed academic criteria, please see the eligibility criteria for MDes programme. GATE/CEED qualification is not compulsory. The desirous foreign nationals will submit their complete bio-data with regard to their academic qualifications indicating clearly (1) the class obtained, (2) percentage of marks where marks are awarded and Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) or equivalent where grades are awarded, and (3) proficiency in English.

Please download the application form (.doc, .pdf), take a print out, fill it and send it to the following address: 

The Office of Alumni Affairs & External Relations

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Guwahati, Pin Code 781039

Assam, India.

 

Also, please send an advance copy of the completed application form by fax to +91-361-2690762.

Fees: Foreign students from countries under South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) have to pay US Dollars (USD) 2,000/- or equivalent amount as Tuition Fees every year and other Academic, Hostel and Mess related Fees every semester. For students from non-SAARC countries, the Tuition Fee is USD 4,000/- or equivalent amount and also they have to pay other Academic, Hostel and Mess related Fees.

Accommodation: Foreign students can stay in the hostels along with Indian students. The hostel rooms are single-seated. Limited number of quarter-type accommodation for married students is also available

 

Eligibility Requirements for applying to M.Des Programme

Educational Qualification & Minimum Marks

M.Des

Qualifying Degree & Minimum Marks

Design

Qualifying Degree:

  1. Four-year Bachelors' degree or equivalent in Design/ Engineering/ Architecture/ Interior Design or a Design related field with a minimum CPI of 6.0 out of 10 or minimum 60 of marks.
  2. Four year Professional Diploma in Design of NID or Professional Diploma of CEPT (5-year programme) with a minimum CPI of 6.0 out of 10 or minimum 60% of marks.

Minimum Marks: Minimum CPI of 6.0 in a 10-point scale or a minimum of 60% of total / aggregate marks in Qualifying Degree.

Relaxation in Minimum Marks for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates:

The minimum marks requirement is relaxed by lowering 0.5 in CPI or 5% in marks for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.

 

Reservation of Seats:

Seats are reserved for Indian Nationals under the categories, SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/ Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and PwD (Persons with Disability) according to the Government of India rules.

 

 

Note: Please note that eligibility criteria required for admission into M.Tech programme of the institute are likely to change from time to time.

 

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